Why does Reggie Jackson wear glasses? Here we explain the LA Clippers guard’s new look.
Reggie Jackson profile
Reginald Shon Jackson (Reggie Jackson) is an American basketball player for the Los Angeles Clippers.
He played three seasons for the Boston College Eagles before declaring for the 2011 NBA draft. He was drafted 24th overall by the Oklahoma City Thunder.
On 20 February 2020, Jackson signed with the Los Angeles Clippers.
In Game 6 vs the Mavericks, Jackson posted 25 points (8-15 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 6-8 FT), nine rebounds, four assists and a steal across 38 minutes.
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When did Reggie Jackson first wear glasses?
Reggie Jackson first wore a pair of black-rimmed glasses in April.
The new look seemed to work, with Jackson scoring 26 points in the 126-109 victory over the Rockets.
Why does Reggie Jackson wear glasses?
In the previous game before the Rockets, Reggie Jackson was poked in the eye.
Ever since he has worn the glasses, presumably as a protective measure.
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However, his eye may well have healed now and he’s just superstitious and equates playing well with sporting the new specs.
“I’m not gonna lie, [it was] a little different, takes away a little bit of the vision,” Jackson told Clippers’ courtside reporter Kristina Pink when she asked how it felt to wear them.
“But I think it honed me in a little bit more on the basket. So hopefully it continues to work throughout the season.”
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Twitter reacts to Jackson’s new look
During the playoffs, people have been complementing Reggie Jackson over his play and his glasses.